Johannesburg - Workers at the Toyota Boshoku factory in
Durban will go on an indefinite strike on Wednesday, their trade union said.
About 480 workers affiliated to the National Union of
Metalworkers of SA wanted a R1 500 retention bonus, the union's regional
secretary Mbuso Ngubane said.
The factory makes seats and door trims for Toyota vehicles.
The Durban Labour Court granted the workers the right to go on a protected
Ngubane said the dispute started in 2009, when the company
decided to give only one category of workers, the artisans, and a R1 500
retention bonus. He said the decision was taken outside the bargaining chamber.
Numsa wanted the bonus given to all workers.